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ABC
Jan 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
budget meeting tonight in oakland. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. their interruption was brief, and the focus quickly returned to the millions of dollars cities across the state will lose in redevelopment funds by the end of the month. in oakland, the hit is particularly hard. $28 million. tonight city leaders are scrambling for ways to fill the budget gap. alan wang is at city hall where those layoffs are looming. alan? >> carolyn, the meeting just finished up within the hour. and they decided to delay this very crucial vote. and that's because dissolving a $28 million redevelopment front is a very complicated process, and they don't want anyone to lose their jobs if they can prevent it. despite interruptions by occupy protesters, the city council pressed on. time is running out. >> we have never done anything this big, this fast. >> the council is under pressure is slash possibly 105 jobs that includes 20 city administrator positions by the end of the month. the loss of $28 million in redevelopment funds has the mayor proposing huge cuts in slashing the budgets of the oaknd l
ABC
Jan 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
for president. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. many experts believe romney's momentum will be all but impossible to stop. >> with 94% of the precincts now reporting, mitt romney has 39% of the vote. ron paul has 23%. jon huntsman comes in third with 17%. newt gingrich and santorum are battling it out for fourth with 9% each. abc7's john alston is here with what is clearly a crucial night. >> romney has established himself as the front runner into the first southern primaries. he is the first republican since president ford in 1976 to have back to back victories in iowa and new hampshire. >> thank you, new hampshire. >> immediately after declaring victory, mitt romney took on the challenger he hopes to face in november, president obama. >> he promised to improve our nation. those were the days of lofty promises made by a hopeful candidate. today we are faced with the disuh .ing -- the disappointing record of a failed appointment. >> he gave the second place finish to ron paul who approved his standing from last week's iowa caucuses. >> i called governor romney a short w
ABC
Jan 22, 2012 6:00am PST
tonight. >> thank you. good morning, everyone. thanks nor joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. six young people are recovering this morning after being shot at a sweet 16 party in antioch. police say about 80 people were at the house party on wilmont lane when it suddenly turned violent around 10:30 last night. police say a fight broke utility -- out in the garage between two groups, quickly escalating into a shootout. one person was taken by helicopter to a walnut creek hospital and underwent surgery -- injury to the leg. others have less serious wounds. the victims age in range from 13 to 21. >> football parties will soon be starting around the bay area, ahead of the championship game. and some are already camped out hoping to be one of the first to tailgate. parking lots open at 11:30. fans from both teams are ready to claim victory. abc7s nick smith went to a local sports bar where the pregame celebration began last night. >> let's go giants! >> let's go giants! >> giants fans have invaded san francisco. and if sheer enthusiasm were enough to secure the nfc championship game, the crowd at a
ABC
Jan 29, 2012 6:00am PST
for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. dozens of police remain on guard at oakland city hall this hour after arresting nearly 300 occupy oakland demonstrators last night. tear gas and gas bang grenades mark the most turn plant clash with police since their encampment was torn down last november. there were last arrests at the downtown ymca. one band of roaming protesters also vandalized city hall. the damage inside is still being assessed this morning. sergio reports. >> city hall became one of the targets of demonstrators when a few people managed to force their way in and make a mess of the place. a visibly flustered jean quan voiced her frustration with the latest demonstration. >> the occupy oakland has got to stop using oakland as its playground and that people in the community and people in the occupy movement have to stop making excuses for this behavior. >> at the height of protestors during the day, demonstrators squared off at police. some tossed objects at officers and police responded with flash bangs and nobody grenades. as the day war on, several conflicts erupted, like this on
ABC
Jan 22, 2012 4:30pm PST
for the gentle woman who mothers them. >> that is the only thing that keeps me going now. >>> up next, carolyn johnson travels to west africa. the women of sierra leone stand the women of sierra leone stand up to a ritual that leaves i m a a @merican. i am an amer mniecan.y i am an americ. .am an errican. i am an ameran!o. rñamy aamt7icran. d aana american. i l i a @m anme1rin.m] rh..ñu ;Ñ eiv...r0 i... ;] ""am,3.÷ .anfmeacaren. ñk i am an american. zei am an ericané& i admmericae )oi aam0erica. voi: : am0 an erericaá voe: i axm an ameran (oi aan americaun >>> women and girls face immense challenges in west africa. less than third of them are literate and they are subject to genital mutilation. but things are changing. carolyn johnson traveled to sierra leone. >> these are the faces of the future, boys and girls excited to learn but continuing their education into their teenage years will be a challenge, especially for girls in rural areas. that initiation into a secret society prepares girls for marriage and includes the controversial practice female genital mutilation. a right all
ABC
Jan 15, 2012 4:30pm PST
to avoid concert ticket ripoff. and two we will travelers in san francisco and carolyn johnson made a trip to west africa. >>> we begin with the growing gang problem in some of the smallest bay area communities. as vic lee reports south san francisco is fighting back with a special gang unit. [ siren ] >> it was a friday night on the east side of south san francisco. this is gang to your turf. the officers had just arrived on a routine patrol when two shots rang out. >> couple shots being fired. >> sergeant canny gill heads the police response team four officers assigned full time to fight an exploding gang problem in this peninsula city. the gunshots tell you how bold gangs have become. >> it could have been just gangsters let letting out know they are here. >> the shots were fired near a small park where three people were found dead and flee others wounded. >> this is the territory of nortenos they wear the color wednesday. >> the other gang wears blue. but the colors are going blur. >> what we're seeing the last couple of years is red on red rivalry where it's not usual. [ siren ] >> of
ABC
Jan 17, 2012 11:00pm PST
'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. those court documents offer new details about what happened on new year's eve. >> our legal analyst says this new information makes the case against the sheriff even stronger. johnal -- john alston has the details. >> the allegations against his, quote, going ballistic, and pushing and pulling and grabbing his wife on new year's eve in front of their two-year-old son, and there are claims this was not the first incident. the new sheriff showed up at city hall with a growing cloud over his head. >> i look forward to reporting to work and doing what i have been elected to do, and i look forward to having my day in court. >> that was before his arrest warrant became public with more specific allegations of a confrontation with his wife on new year's eve. according to an of a gave vit, -- to an affidavit, they were on their way to a restaurant for lunch when low peases asked to -- when lopez asked to visit after the inauguration. he started to scream "f-you,"" f-you." she -- he stated something about the fact that she didn't deserve to eat. ivory madison
ABC
Jan 22, 2012 5:00am PST
for joining us. good morning. i'm carolyn tyler. six young people are recovering this morning after being shot at a sweet 16 party in antioch. police say about 80 people were at the house party on wilmont lane when it suddenly turned violent around 10:30 last night. police say a fight broke utility in the garage between two groups and quickly escalated into a shootout. one person was taken by helicopter to a walnut creek hospital and underwent surgery for a lead wound. others have less serious wounds. the victims age in range from 13 to 21. >> it will parties will soon be parting up a over the bay area ahead of championship game, those are football parties. and some are already camped out hoping to be one of the first to tailgate. fans from both teams are ready to claim victory. abc7s nick smith went to a local sports bar where the pregame celebration began last night. >> let's go giants! >> giants fans have invaded san francisco. and if sheer enthusiasm were enough to secure the nfc championship game, the crowd at aces bar in knob hill, packed to the rafters of nfl games, could decide the tit
ABC
Jan 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
and strong opposition from republicans. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the theme of tonight's address was an economy built to last. >> and the subtext was the key themes of his re-election campaign, jobs, taxes and the disparity between the rich and the poor. abc7's johnal stone was here with more -- john alston was here with more. >> the president pushed for more manufacturing jobs and help for high-tech companies that gives help to those in the u.s. he promised to help homeowners and those in college. >> echoing the focus of his re-election campaign, president obama challenged congress on its own turf. >> but intend to fight obstruction with action. and i will oppose any effort to return to the very same policies that brought on this economic crisis in the first place. >> the president again said he would increase taxes on the wealthy 1% while giving americans a break. >> if you made more than $1 million a year, you should not pay less than 30% in taxes. >> mr. obama is pushing congress to approve a plan he says would let homeowner saves about $3,000 a year by r
ABC
Jan 15, 2012 6:00am PST
by the middle of the week. >> thank you, lisa. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. developing news in san francisco's richmond district. this morning firefighters have been battling a house fire since 2:30 this morning. take a look at these flames. when they first arrived at 42nd avenue and balboa street, fire crews reported seeing flames shooting out of a second story window. there is no word yet on any injuries as fire crews are still busy trying to get this under control. we will bring you more information as it becomes available. >>> this morning 49'ers fans are waking up celebrating. the team is now just one win away from going back to the super bowl for the first time in 17 years. the 49'ers advance to next sunday's nfc championship game, defeating the new orleans saints in a thriller yesterday. after jumping out to a 17-0 lead, the 49'ers found themselves trailing 32-29, saints, with just a minute thirty-seven left in the game but the niners were not done. with just nine seconds left, alex smith hits vernon davis for a 14-yard touchdown to give the 49'ers on
ABC
Jan 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
abc7 news it is likely that misdemeanor domestic violence charges will be file. carolyn tyler, abc7 news. >>> highway 85 at san jose back open after a bomb scare shutdown a section of the freeway for 4 1/2 hours. the bomb squad blew up two potential explosive on the highway after 3:00 this afternoon. it started before noon when two bank robbery suspects crashed trying to escape from police. officers say the men robbed the bank of america on snell avenue in san safe. the situation escalated because of a device used in the robbery. >> one suspect waited outside the second entered the bank with a device. we are not seeing information on what the device looked like. the threat was it was going to blow up or be detonated. the bank staff did what they are trained to do they gave the suspects money. the suspects fled. >> one of the men with was arrested at the scene of the crash. the second nearby at a high school which was on lock done for an hour today. >>> if you haven't seen the pictures, -- traffic on highway 85 was at a standstill. our new waze traffic app shows things are moving no
ABC
Jan 29, 2012 5:00am PST
'm carolyn tyler. dozens of police remain on guard at oakland city hall this hour after arresting nearly 300 occupy oakland demonstrators last night. tier gas and gas bang grenades mark the most turn plant clash with police since their encampment was torn down last september. there were last arrests at the downtown ymca. one band of roaming protesters also damaged city hall. the damage inside is still being assessed this morning. sergio reports. >> city hall became one of the targets of demonstrators when a few people managed to force their way in and make a mess of the place a visibly flustered jean quan voiced her frustration with the latest demonstration. >> the occupy oakland has got to stop using oakland as its playground and that people in the community and people in the occupy movement have to stop making excuses for this behavior. >> at the height of protestors during the day, demonstrators squared off at police. some tossed objects at officers and police responded. as the day war on, several conflicts erupted, like this one near 14th and broadway. i talked to one woman who watched a
KOFY
Jan 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
into an argument with another man in the restaurant. carolyn tyler has the story. >> reporter: for years this jack-in-the-box has been open 24/. >> you are kind of hungry you can go to jack-in-the-box. >> some neighbors in the surrounding residential area say this fast food restaurant is a magnet for drunks and troublemakers, especially after the bars close at 2 am. >> we need to close that jack-in-the-box between 2 am and 4 am to make sure that the neighbors have a chance for peace and quiet at night. >> reporter: david lee has started an online petition to have the restaurant's hours restricted. more than 400 people signed in just two days. many point to what happened early thanksgiving morning when according to police a fight inside the jack-in-the-box escalated into an intentional hit-and-run at the gas station down the street. offduty state firefighter albert martol remains in critical condition. that is when city hall learned the restaurant was operating around the clock without the proper permit and critics are now seizing the opportunity to try to close it for two hours overnight. >>> that
ABC
Jan 15, 2012 5:00am PST
you, lisa. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. breaking news in san francisco's richmond district where firefighters have been battling a house fire since 2:30 this morning. when they first arrived at 42nd avenue on balance bowa street firefighters reported seeing flames shooting out of a second story window. there is no word yet on any injuries as fire crews are still busy trying to get this under control. you can see just how fast this fire is burning. we will bring you more information as it becomes available. >>> this morning 49'ers fans are waking up celebrating. the team is now just one win away from going back to the super bowl for the first time in 17 years. the 49'ers advance to next sunday's nfc championship game, defeating the new orleans saints in a thriller yesterday. after jumping out to a 17-0 lead, the 49'ers found themselves trailing 32-29, saints, with just a minute thirty-seven left in the game but the niners were not done. with just nine seconds left, alex smith hits vernon davis for a 14-yard touchdown to give the 49'ers one of th
KOFY
Jan 10, 2012 9:00pm PST
, polluting the bay. more tonight from carolyn tyler. >> conveyor belt was idol this afternoon at metal management in redwood city. epa says the belt is used to move thousands of pound of shredded metal from cars to ship bound for asian 8. that belt was function oning in such a way that metal and p cb and mercury, copper, lead and p cb were ending up going directly into the san francisco bay which is a violation of the clean water act. >>reporter: the regional administrator says the p cb levels were up to continue,000 times over what was expected and the mercury 100 times. danger to fish, wild life and human. >> obviously fishermen and this is a worry for them. >>reporter: epa has taken photo of the largest metal electronic recycler in the world. and inspectors sent to the facility found evidence of pollution at both the shipping and rail car receiving areas. >> my immediate reaction to what i saw at the water edge was somewhat alarming. >>reporter: epa says the violations may have been going on as far back as 1992. agency is now demanding similar put prevention plan in place and
ABC
Jan 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
is defending her husband. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. he is charged with three misdemeanors. he faces one count each of domestic battery and endangering a witness. he surrendered where he was booked, photographed and fingerprinted. thomas roman is live at city hall. thomas? >> it has beg -- been quite a day. he was booked in the san francisco county jail by the same sheriff he is supposed to supervise. today's charges ended some speculation that as an elected official he would thought beheld accountable. he was looking tired and he stated he just received confirmation from the district attorney's office. >> it has been assigned to me. >> reporter: he quickly stated he will be vindicated of all wrongdoing. >> i believe that these charges are very unfounded. and we will fight these charges, and i am confident that in the end that we will succeed. >> reporter: george gascone is confident that the photographs that were submited and a text message conversation will be proved beyond a reasonable doubt. >> our decision here is just like in all dom
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